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'Childhood stories are important'

'Childhood stories are important'

Mike Weddell had an idea for a story. Harmoney Raine had an idea to illustrate it.
Kamloops teacher authors young-adult novel

Kamloops teacher authors young-adult novel

Usually, the librarian is telling the students to keep their voices down. Maybe he’s also reminding them no food or drinks are allowed. And he’s definitely going to be telling them to sit down to read.
Serious humour at the library

Serious humour at the library

McKinnon has been shortlisted for the Stephen Leacock Award for humour and the Alberta Book Award for short fiction. Sign-up is required. Call the library at 250-554-1124.
Teaching the etiquette of tagging

Teaching the etiquette of tagging

When Chris Bose works on an art project, he doesn’t let the weather get in the way. That’s why he and about 20 students at South Kamloops secondary painted through snow and slush as they learned about how real graffiti could become art.

Local groups awarded arts funding

Five local arts and culture organizations have received B.C. Arts Council funding. The funding comes from $24 million the B.C.
Creative constraints

Creative constraints

Laura Hargrave restricts herself while drawing.
Art gallery to host kids camps

Art gallery to host kids camps

Kamloops Art Gallery will offer programming for children ages four to 12 on Monday, April 20, a professional-development day for the school district. Two camps are planned, one for those four to six from 9 a.m.
Big Apple exposure

Big Apple exposure

Google led to Alison Francis flying to New York City. Someone at the Stefan Beckman studio there went online looking for something specific — the keywords used included rural, minimalist and photography.
Photo Gallery: Awesome artwork

Photo Gallery: Awesome artwork

Eleven-year-old Katrina Peterson creates graffiti art during a three-day Grafitti Camp at 4 Cats Studio. The arts studio for kids recently moved to the 200-block of Victoria Street from its former home on Seymour Street.
National show begins tomorrow

National show begins tomorrow

For Cathie Peters, the annual National Art Show and Sale is a chance to learn.